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Originally posted on Mediterranean:
It is difficult for me to understand comments on twitter or Facebook of some. Difficult to digest that some people react in an extremely nasty ugly and radical way on our tweets about 112 children women…

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Safe Passage Christmas

I love Christmas carols. Except one. I’ve always hated “Do they know it’s Christmas.”  For multiple reasons: The victims of the Ethiopian famine that inspired the original song were Copts, so they bloody well did know it was Christmas. No, there … Continue reading

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Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles…ou pas.

Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles, J’en ai eu, j’en veux plus, traine-les dans la rue… Les variations de “traine-les dans la rue” sont nombreuses. Commençant avec “sacre-les dans ton cul…” Là, j’ai un autre: “On peut tous faire … Continue reading

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I’ll be home for Christmas…

For the first time in at least five years, I’ll be home– in the States– for Christmas. Last year, Mom and I were in Haiti. In 2012, Mom came to Quebec City. In 2011, I was living in France and … Continue reading

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I’m still here…

Reports of my disappearance down a black hole into Middle-Earth, through a wardrobe into Narnia or down a rabbit-hole into Wonderland have been greatly exaggerated. I’m still here and plan to continue blogging through Christmas and New Year’s. -two elaborate … Continue reading

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Pre-adventure post

Do not, under any circumstances, forget: -passport -various boarding pass printouts -press pass and student card, to carry around instead of passport -phrasebook -Christmas gifts -Chinese phone, charger and adapter -phone number of gentleman at hotel -Canon camera and charger … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve…

Soaking up the quiet in my apartment, broken only by music–not Christmas music at all, Les Cowboys Fringants. A Christmas present for Québécois me, who is going to have to take a vacation for a week or two while Mom … Continue reading

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